Horse: February 10th 1989

 

Hard to imagine that it is 35 years ago today since the Horse was killed after falling 13 stories on a job-site accident in Chicago at the age of sixty. That day and time is embedded in my being... 
 

I…

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Dennis Cahill & Jimmy Keane

 

This is the full 2014 online concert video of Dennis and I playing two tunes: Hector the Hero and The Charleston Reel. A snippet of the video below appeared in the TG4 Documentary: “Dennis Cahill: Litir ó Do Chara" (meaning:…

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Seamus Begley (1949-2023)

From the first time the Horse, Liz Carroll, and myself met you in TJ Daly’s on 63rd Street back in 1976 you were a constant source of joy, joviality, jigs played in that jaunting juggernaut west Kerry style – followed…

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New Year. New Start...

This year marks the 60th anniversary of my arrival in Chicago from Ireland along with the Kerrywoman where we were reunited with the Horse for a new start and new beginning in this great Windy City. 

It was also sixty…

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Ireland Tonight with Maryann McTeague Keifer

(Maryann Keifer & Me with picture by Grace Madden behind the desk)

Hi Folks!! 

Sorry to let you know that I won't be able to fulfill Maryann McTeague Keifer’s wishes for me to assume the mantle of her “Ireland Tonight”…

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Maryann McTeague Keifer

I was with Maryann McTeague Keifer and her sister in the hospital Friday afternoon — I held Maryann’s hand and told her she was loved dearly by me and all who were fortunate enough to know her and be part…

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A Spoken Tribute to Mick Moloney (1944-2022)

I was in New York City for six hours yesterday morning for the mighty service for Mick Moloney just blocks from where he lived the past many years in Washington Square and where he and I passed several times a…

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Mick Moloney (1944-2022)

 

I dunno what to say. I dropped Mick off at his Bleecker Street flat at noon on Monday after twelve brilliant days of music, song, long chats, laughs, and just plain ol’ hanging – just as we had done countless…

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